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48,523 cans of nonperishable goods went into the assembly of CANstruction Boston, a new exhibit a new exhibit at BSA Space, on 290 Congress Street. Arranged by a national non-profit of the same name, CANstruction brought together nearly twenty local architectural firms, competing for the People’s and Director’s Choice awards with punishingly elaborate structures (and good-to-slightly-questionable puns about cans). These sculptures will be “de-can-structed” on November 1st, with all cans to be donated to Boston food banks. More

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Instant Scream: The Best Horror Movies to Stream on Netflix
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Halloween is almost here, and the weather is getting cooler.  What better to do then curl up indoors with your laptop and subject yourself to some horror movies?  Granted, Netflix’s horror offerings are pretty weak overall, but if you dig through the crap, you’ll find some wicked goodies, from classics to more recent fare.  Here are the best horror movies streaming on Netflix.

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I Joined Steve Harvey’s Dating Website (And Somehow Didn’t Find True Love)
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Steve Harvey is a busy man these days. Between hosting his radio show and getting women to yell “penis!” on “Family Feud,” he found time to partner with Match.com on launching Delightful, a dating site primarily catering to women “looking to find true love.” As the author of wildly successful relationship advice book “Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man: What Men Really Think About Love, Relationships, Intimacy, and Committment,” who else would be better qualified as the CLO (Chief Love Officer) of a major dating site than Steve Harvey?
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‘Toilet Tourist’ Photographs Boston’s Most Interesting Lavatories
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Dan Schaumann has been a lot of places, seen a lot of faces, and used a lot of toilets. So many, in fact, that he started a blog, Toilography, to document his water closet excursions. And after a four-day trip to Boston last weekend, he’s shared some of the Boston area’s most interesting facilities. More

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‘St. Vincent’ Director Theodore Melfi Talks The Many Levels of Bill Murray’s Character
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Bill Murray has become a cultural staple in the US, both for his work on screen as well as his antics off. His latest film, “St. Vincent,” which just opened in theaters everywhere, shows a number of different levels of Murray– within his character of course, but pervasive in his own personality as well. More

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Watch The Ohio State Marching Band’s Tremendous Tribute to Classic Rock
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Halftime at college football games usually means ducking into the tunnels to hit the bathrooms and/or concession stands. But if I went to Ohio State, I’d never leave my seat, thanks to the consistent awesomeness of the  The Ohio State University Marching Band, who wowed the non-bathroom-using faithful with this tribute to classic rock during Saturday’s game against Rutgers.
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Point/Counterpoint: Is It Cool To Sport The ‘Sexy’ Disney-Inspired Costume This Halloween?
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Point/Counterpoint is a recurring feature on BDCwire which explores the pros and cons of various parts of life in Boston. These arguments may or may not, break any new ground, but they’re meant as a starting point for you too to make an argument. This week’s debate involves whether or not it’s cool when people don the ‘sexy’ Disney-inspired halloween costume. What do you think? Are you pro-sexy Snow White or anti-dirty Disney costumes? More

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How the B Line’s Flaws Made Me a Better, More Empathetic Person
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I’d argue there are few things funnier in life than the faces people make when a Green Line trolley on the dreaded B line, seemingly arbitrarily, decides to go express and pass them right by. Beneath furrowed brows, they look both exhausted and resigned. Protest and acceptance together create a sad state of equilibrium in their wrinkles. They are disappointment incarnate, watching their ride to work go on without them. You can almost feel their contempt through the windows. It’s probably raining out too. More

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Show Scenes: J Mascis at The Sinclair
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Dinosaur Jr. frontman J Mascis performed an acoustic set to a sold-out Sinclair on Saturday night in support of his most recent solo album “Tied to a Star.” Australian duo Luluc opened.

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Boston-Based Papersafe Journal Releases Issue Three, Features Contemporary Photography
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Having broken out in the past year as a new aggregated platform for the latest developments and up-and-comers in contemporary analog photography, Papersafe, backed by the darkroom and film processing aficionados at CatlLABS of JP, has become a fresh perspective in constructing today’s outlook on contemporary photography. Today, they’re proud to present the third in-print installment of the independent publication that encompasses the nature of Papersafe’s underlying mission to be part of a global conversation regarding photography. More

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ARTCRANK Comes to Boston, Hosts Local Bike-Inspired Artwork
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There’s no doubt that the cycling craze has hit Boston hard. On any given day you can see hordes of bikers racing down Commonwealth Avenue and swiftly zipping through the Fenway. How fitting then, that today, Boston will host the well-known traveling art exhibit known as ARTCRANKMore

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Take My Advice: How Do I Deal With an MBTA Bus Bully?
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I ride the same bus to work every day, and I often see the same people during my commute. One woman in particular is an incredible bully. She’ll elbow her way through everyone to get on earlier (and snag a seat), she’ll leave her bags on an empty seat next to her even during rush hour, so if anyone wants to sit there they have to ask (and then she gives them an evil eye and a lot of sighs, though she will move the bags)–basically, she’s just extremely rude. The other day, the bus got stuck for about 15 minutes because of road construction and she started screaming–top of your lungs screaming–at the bus driver about how this bus route was always terrible and she needed to be at work etc. She even said that she didn’t know why no one else was speaking up, since we “all felt this way.” I’m starting to actually hate this awful woman. Is there anything I can say or do to make her stop? More

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